Pillpresso - Improving medication management from hospital to home
About the company: 
Started since 2016, Pillpresso is an award-winning health tech startup. Our aim is to improve poor medication adherence that affects at least 7.4 million elderly around the world.
We're developing a medication management system that empowers seniors to manage their medicines independently, and deliver proactive healthcare in the community through technology.
Our solution has gotten traction across Singapore's leading hospitals and community healthcare providers.
Made up of individuals specialising in business, engineering and medicine, we are driven by the desire to improve human lives and healthcare delivery.
We are supported by NUS Enterprise, Access Health International, Enterprise SG and Singtel. We are proudly registered as a social enterprise under raiSE Singapore.
Find out more about us at: www.facebook.com/pillpresso
Multiple awards won:
  1. Winner at AIC's Global Conference for Integrated Care (2018)
  2. Selected as one of the top 7 participants in Singtel Future Makers, Singtel's social innovation program (2017)
  3. Grand Prize winner at the national Ageing-in-Place Tech Challenge (2017)
  4. Winner at Health Innovation Asia (2016)
  5. Winner at Modern Ageing (2015)
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Job Description and Requirements:  
Pillpresso is looking for an Electrical Engineer Intern to join the team.
You’ll be working closely with the founders to build an innovative hardware & software IoT platform in digital medicine. The aim is to digitise medication management and track medication compliance for patients, caregivers and nurses alike – in home-care and hospital settings.
Your role is to develop and optimise the firmware and electrical design of the medication assistive device.
  • C/C++ Programming
  • Good proficiency in PCB design software, e.g. Altium, Eagle
  • Embedded systems debugging, e.g. RTOS or equivalent
  • SMD/SMT components, soldering and assembly
  • Electrical systems design and prototyping (microcontroller development with current experience in Raspi/Arduino platforms)
  • Python and Java is a plus.
  • Has applied Agile methodology in EE projects
  • Past experience in prototyping and firmware is preferred.
  • Driven
  • Able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Proactive in sharing new ideas, or ways for improvement
  • Curious – you never stop learning. You stay up to date with the latest technologies to expand your skillset. Working on personal / open-source projects and active learning initiatives are a good sign of your passion to learn and solve problems.
  • Candidates are encouraged to submit their previous microcontroller-based projects.
  • As we are still a small team, this is a great opportunity to join us and play a key role in defining the direction and technical strategy of our product while we continue to grow.
  • Gain real-world experience in developing a healthcare product that will be immediately used by the hospitals, patients and nurses in Singapore.
  • Develop an IoT, digital health solution to alleviate the manual work and burden behind medication sorting – a big problem among patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals globally
  • This is a new area that has never seen a solution rolled out on a significant scale in Singapore and in the region.
  • Enhance your skills with a multi-faceted role that cuts across healthcare, IoT, hardware and software.
  • Collegial start-up environment: We share the floor with other cool startups at The Hangar, NUS's incubator for startups!

Job Type



S$700 - S$1,000



Closing Date

Dec 31 2019